Start exploring I/O 2014 with the new and improved Android mobile app

June 12, 2014

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By Mónica Bagagem, Developer Marketing and Bruno Oliveira, Developer Relations

We’re pleased to announce the Google I/O 2014 app is now available on Google Play!

We designed the app to be your co-pilot to navigate the conference and make the best of I/O 2014, whether you’re attending in-person or remotely. This means you’ll be able to explore the full conference agenda, add events to a personalized schedule, find your next session on the map and enjoy facilitated pre-event WiFi configuration for those of you who will be joining us at Moscone.
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 But the list goes on! Here is a rundown of the main features, with even more to come closer to I/O:

  • Find relevant content faster: Browse the full conference agenda and build your personalized schedule. With new filters for theme, topic and type of event, it's easy to find the content you want. Don't know what you are looking for? No problem! During the conference, the “Explore” screen always shows you what is happening right now and what's coming up, so you can decide where to go next. Plus, your schedule is kept in sync between your Android devices and the I/O website.
  • Relive past I/Os: Watch videos from previous years in the “Video Library”, organized by year and topic. Sit back and catch up on those great talks as you refresh your skills and prepare for I/O 2014!
  • Get reminded when and where it matters: The app will send you reminders when your sessions are about to begin, and once sessions end to provide feedback. You can also enable Google Calendar integration (in the app Settings) so you can see your I/O and personal events all in one place across your devices.
  • Enjoy I/O from anywhere: If you’re attending I/O remotely, you can enjoy live streamed content with closed captions directly from your device.
  • Take advantage of extra screen space: When designing the app, we dedicated a lot of time thinking through how to design for different screen sizes, from phone to tablet. The result is a beautiful and optimized experience across Android devices.
In addition to being useful to conference attendees, the I/O app serves as a real-life example of best practices for Android app development, and will be open-sourced shortly. Stay tuned!

We hope you are as excited as we are about this year’s conference! So have some fun exploring the things I/O 2014 has to offer, starting today - download the app here.

Mónica Bagagem is part of the Developer Marketing team, working on Google I/O and supporting Designer related efforts. She is a world traveler and a brunch lover.

Bruno Oliveira is a member of the Developer Relations team and is the Tech Lead for the Google I/O 2014 app. He is a geek who enjoys code, photography, sci-fi and old games with big pixels and square waves.